Looking to settle for one model between Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy S3?
Before you make the final decision, it is advised to check out the features offered by each of these models and then come to the right verdict.
The Display and Outer Appearance
If you are judging the phone by the cover, Galaxy S3 looks to be the smarter choice for you. S3 has a 4.8 inch screen that is super AMOLED. S4 mini on the other hand has a 4.3 inch screen. Although, it too has a super AMOLED display, still the display size is relatively less. While one would expect that a shorter display might lead to a better and sharper resolution, it is not so. S3 has a resolution of 360 ppi that is definitely impressive and makes for some really bright and eclectic display. S4 mini on the other hand has a pixel density of only 256 ppi and if you crave for brightness and vibrancy, you are perhaps going to detest your display.
The resolution offered by S4 mini is dismal as it is 540 x 960 pixels. S3 on the other hand gives you a creatively awesome resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels that will spring your screen to life.
Processor and Speed of Use
When you are comparing two models, it is extremely important to keep an eye on the processor speed. If you chose a phone that has a sloppy processor speed, it is not going to be of help. When you opt for Samsung Galaxy S3, you are not going to complain as far as the processor is concerned. It comes with Exynos 4412 quad processor and it has a 1.4 GHz ARM cortex CPU. It also has a 1GB RAM. While S4 mini isn’t’ so impressive, the processor is not extremely bad. It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 dual core processor. The graphic processor is impressive as Adreno 305 seems to be an impressive option.
If you do not want to buy a phone that will fail to support your need to multitask and use various apps together, it looks like it is S3 that seems to have an upper hand.
The Price Factor
S4 mini is priced lower than S3. Roughly, S3 can be purchased for close to £350, while S4 mini can be bought for less than £300. This ensures that those who have an extremely tight budget should opt for S4 mini. However, if you are one of those who want to be sure of the type of specifications and you are not looking to comprise with the features, Samsung galaxy s3 will definitely hold an upper hand.
There is definitely a great deal of difference between the two models and now that you are acquainted with the features, you are better off to make a quick decision regarding what seems to be the right model for you. Ultimately it will boil down to price and specifications. Those who have a bigger budget are likely to settle for S3.
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